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No Bones

No Bones

A tale of a young woman growing up in a Belfast beset by the Troubles . If Amelia is to live she needs to change. Can she though? She lives in a place where: eight-year-olds collect very peculiar treasure; babies might or might not be bombs; and schoolgirls bring guns into the sc... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780393323030
Barcode 9780393323030
Published 17 May 2002 by WW Norton & Co
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
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Author(s) By Burns, Anna
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ISBN-13 9780393323030
ISBN-10 039332303X
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (on backorder); allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher WW Norton & Co
Imprint WW Norton & Co
Publication Date 17 May 2002
Publication Country United States United States
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback
Author(s) By Burns, Anna
Category Award Winning
Modern Fiction
Number of Pages 272
Dimensions Width: 140mm
Height: 211mm
Spine: 25mm
Weight 290g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Bildungsromans, Young women, Political violence, Girls, Belfast (Northern Ireland)
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

A shattering and blackly funny debut in the tradition of Roddy Doyle, No Bones follows a young woman growing up in a Belfast beset by the Troubles.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Short-listed for Women's Prize for Fiction 2002
NZ Review Anna Burns is excellent at evoking the strange ecosystem that emerges during protracted conflict. -- Claire Kilroy - Guardian Burns never once winces or loses control of her material in this mordant, wry, unforgiving tale of the loss of innocence, for a girl and her country. -- Kirkus Reviews

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Author's Bio

Anna Burns, born in Belfast in 1962, is the author of No Bones, Little Constructions, and Milkman, winner of the Man Booker Prize.

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